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Colonel the Honourable John Maitland

Photo credit: The Black Watch Castle & Museum

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Colonel Maitland commanded the 71st Regiment (Fraser's Highlanders) during the American War of Independence. His imaginative use of boats helped lift the siege of Savannah in 1779 but he died of fever shortly afterwards. The Regiment was disbanded and officers and soldiers of the 71st joined The Black Watch, reputedly bringing the wearing of the red hackle (red feather plume) with them.

The Black Watch Castle & Museum

Perth


Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 80 x W 66 cm

Accession number

TN583

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

Col. Hon. John Maitland MP. Born 1732. Died 1779.


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Balhousie Castle, Hay Street, Perth, Perth and Kinross PH1 5HR Scotland

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